KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Tech women’s soccer team dominated their weekend, shutting out Northwest and Evergreen State College in 3-0 and 5-0 wins, respectively.
It was OIT’s first Cascade Collegiate Conference games, helping the Lady Owls to 2-0 and 4-3 overall. Melanie Johnson had two goals on Friday, while teammate Rebekah Nisbet scored once each day with two assists on Saturday. Nisbet is now seventh in points in the conference, with Hayley Smith fourth.
Out of the victories, freshman Bailey Tehan (tea-han) won CCC defensive player of the week.
Men’s Soccer Still Seeking First Win
The Oregon Tech men’s soccer team suffered two losses this weekend. Ray Chavolla gave OIT a 1-0 lead over Northwest Christian University before NCU scored the next four in a 4-1 victory Saturday. The NCU loss followed a 2-0 defeat to Corban on Friday. The Owls are 0-8-1 and 0-5 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference.
Oregon Tech Volleyball Hosts “Volley for the Cure” This Weekend
The OIT volleyball defeated Corban in straight sets on Friday night before losing to NCU on Saturday in five sets, including the visiting Beacons 16-14 fifth set win to end the match. Kara Young led the way for Tech with a double-double 13 kills and 12 digs on Friday, while Kristen Walters finished with a match-high 19 kills to go with 13 digs on Saturday.
OIT plays this weekend in the “Volley for a Cure” on Saturday against Concordia. The first 300 fans receive a free pink shirt and donations will be accepted for breast cancer research.
OIT’s Howard Breaks School Record
Oregon Tech cross country junior Sara Howard set a school-record with a time of 18:30.08 in Saturday’s Charles Bowles Invitational in Salem. Howard surpassed the old 5,000-meter record by 13 seconds to place 13th. Her effort was good for a conference runner of the week honorable mention nod.